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September 19, 2018
The online platform economy is an exploding phenomenon, which means the number of people performing work through the platform is also growing at an extraordinary rate. What is not clear is who is or should be responsible for protecting the safety of these workers.

September 18, 2018
Do you know the difference between what is considered construction and maintenance? The type of work performed dictates which OSHA standards apply. Use this infographic to find out if your task is considered construction or maintenance.

September 17, 2018
OSHA has many worker protection standards, and it is not uncommon to find two or more standards addressing the same hazards in different ways. In such cases, which standard must an employer comply with?

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September 19, 2018 (Final Rule) - FMCSA revised its regulations to permit individuals with a stable insulin regimen and properly controlled insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) to be qualified to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce.

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OSHA Challenge
Which of the following tasks would OSHA consider to fit its definition of maintenance work?
• Stripping and repainting a bridge
• Replacing a common water shut-off valve in a small heating system
• Replacing a utility pole with an improved pole
• Building a new facility
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